2020 Spring Auctions – 30/6/2020 – 2/7/2020

98 lots
Lot 30075
Great Britain » 1840 2d Blue (ordered by plate number)
1841 (Sep 3) Entire from Balbriggan (Ireland) to the USA with 1840 2d pale blue pl.1 MG-MI & NG-NI strips of three, with close to large margins, cancelled…
Estimate: 3’000 – 5’000 GBP
Lot 30086
Great Britain » 1841 1d Red
1847 (May 2) Entire from Belfast, Ireland, to the USA with 1845 1d red pl.62 FG/GL block of 12 tied by several “62” numerals, reverse with despatch and…
Estimate: 2’600 – 3’400 GBP
Lot 30097
Great Britain » 1841 2d Blue
1853 (Mar 21) Envelope from Ireland to France with 1841 2d blue LF-LJ pl.4 strip of five, with LG & LH touched/cut into at top and LH with large internal…
Estimate: 50 – 70 GBP
Lot 31674
Iraq » Iraq British Occupation Post Offices
1922 (Apr-Nov) Baghdad-Cairo flight, trio of covers from Baghdad to Ireland all franked with three Iraq British Occupation 3a on 1 1/2pi; dated Apr 14,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31676
Ireland » GB Used In Ireland
1856 (Dec 26) Entire from Belfast to the USA with two 1847-54 Embossed 1s green (both cut into) tied by Belfast spoon cancels and large New York cds, minor…
Estimate: 200 – 260 GBP
Lot 31677
Ireland » GB Used In Ireland
1869 (Apr 20) Entire from Dublin to Spain with GB 1867-80 6d lilac (with hyphen) tied by crisp “186” Dublin duplex, London bs, very fine
Estimate: 140 – 180 GBP
Lot 31678
Ireland » GB Used In Ireland
1872 (Sep 6) Mourning envelope from Dublin to Victoria, Australia, with 1872-73 6d chestnut wing marginal and 1867-80 3d (scuff) tied by “186” duplexes,…
Estimate: 180 – 220 GBP
Lot 31681
Ireland » 1922-23 Thom Three-Line Overprints (T47-T61)
1922-23 Thom 3-line 1/2d green, var. “Accent Inserted by Hand” of Row 15/12, in pair used with 5d Sword on airmail cover Dublin 3 DE 23, with “AIR POST…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31682
Ireland » 1922-23 Thom Three-Line Overprints (T47-T61)
1923 (May 2) Envelope sent registered to Switzerland with 1922-23 Thom values incl. 2s6d, 5s and 10s Seahorses tied by Dublin cds, reverse with London…
Estimate: 500 – 600 GBP
Lot 31691
Ireland » 1922-49 Dublin Government Printing Works Issues
1933 (Sep 18) First day cover with “Holy Year” 2d and 3d plus 1d “Map” tied by Dublin cds, sent registered to Switzerland with Zurich arrival bs, very…
Estimate: 150 – 180 GBP
Lot 31692
Ireland » Airmails
1870-71, Collection of BALLON MONTÉS to Ireland, starting with “Édition-Ballon” map of Paris and surrounds showing the railway tracks on thin flimsy paper,…
Estimate: 25’000 – 50’000 GBP
Lot 31693
Ireland » Airmails
1910 Brussels Exposition novelty postcard (double-sided) depicting a biplane with tag, sent to Ireland with 25c tied by exhibition cancel on tag inscribed…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31694
Ireland » Airmails
1915-16, Royal Flying Corps collection of 10 picture postcards depicting different groups of the members of the Flying Corps (two of which were sent from…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31695
Ireland » Airmails
1918-24, RAF collection with flight mail and correspondence, one incoming to RAF Milton then redirected to RAF Wexford and RAF Malahide, stampless cover…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31696
Ireland » Airmails
1922-2011, BALLOON MAIL collection written up in 9 albums, beginning with Switzerland 1922 “Gordon Bennett” balloon race (3 used publicity cards, two with…
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 GBP
Lot 31697
Ireland » Airmails
1922-23 Group of four printed “Irish Times” newspaper wrappers sent from Dublin to Baghdad and Basrah with Rialtar 1d, two sent to a Captain in a RAF Squadron…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31698
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Jul 2) Irish Acceptance for Instone Air Line London-Brussels-Cologne, cover with Harrison Coil 1/2d pair, 1d pair and 1 1/2d vert. pair all with…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31699
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 17) Instone Air Lines, flown from London to Cologne and on to Hamburg, cover with transit cds 19.10 with “Mit Luftpost” cachet, franked ovpt…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 31700
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 18) Ad Astra Aero Zurich-Munich then Munich-London airmail, incoming 25c postal stationery card from Switzerland uprated with 25c airmail, posted…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31701
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 23) Daimler Airways London-Berlin Air Service, reg. cover from Bray to Berlin franked definitives 1/2d, 1 1/2d, 2d 2 1/2d and 4d, London transit…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31702
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 24) Handley Page London-Zurich airmail service, cover sent registered to Malta from Dublin with complete set of Thom 5-line wide overprints,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31703
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 25) Daimler Airways London-Berlin Air Service, cover from Bray to Warsaw, franked ovpt. 6d and Map 1d, Warsaw arrival 29.10.23, fine example…
Estimate: 100 – 120 GBP
Lot 31704
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 26) Swiss acceptance for early internal airmail service, incoming envelope sent registered from Switzerland uprated with 15c, 25c, 35c, 40c,…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31705
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Oct 31) Irish acceptances for London-Paris airmail service, pair of covers to France with “NO FLIGHT. / SENT BY / ORDINARY SERVICE.” violet hs, both…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31706
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Nov 10) & 1924 (Jan 29) Irish acceptances for London-Amsterdam and London-Paris airmail services, two covers to with “NO FLIGHT. / SENT BY / ORDINARY…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31707
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Nov 17) Irish acceptance for London-Brussels airmail service, cover to Belgium from Dublin with ovpt 1/2d, 1d strip of four and 1d single, reverse…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31708
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Nov 17) Irish acceptance for London-Amsterdam airmail service, cover from Dublin with ovpt 1/2d, 1d strip of four and 1d single, fine
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31709
Ireland » Airmails
1923 (Nov 17) Irish acceptance for London-Brussels-Cologne airmail service, cover from Dublin to Leipzig to with 5 1/2d ovpt franking with faint “Mit Luftpost…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31710
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Jan 1) Irish Acceptance: London to Paris flight, franked 3-Line 1 1/2d red-brown, vertical pair and 2d orange, both tied ‘BAILE ATHA CLIATH/1.JA.24’…
Estimate: 70 – 100 GBP
Lot 31711
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Jan 29) Irish Acceptance: London to Cologne flight, franked 3-Line 4 1/2d frankings, two covers both tied ‘BAILE ATHA CLIATH/29.JA.24’ cds with blue…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31712
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Feb 20) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Zurich flight, franked 3-Line 10d tied ‘BAILE ATHA CLIATH/20.FE.24’ cds with blue airmail label and registered…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31713
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Feb 29) Irish Acceptance: London to Paris flight, franked 3-Line 5 1/2d frankings, two covers both tied ‘BAILE ATHA CLIATH/29.JA.24’ cds with blue…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31714
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Feb 29) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, franked 3-Line & definitves paying the 9d registered rate, all tied ‘BAILE…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31715
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Feb 29) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Zurich, Switzerland flight, franked 3-Line & definitves paying the 9d registered rate, all tied ‘BAILE…
Estimate: 80 – 120 GBP
Lot 31716
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Mar 12) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Athens, Greece flight, franked 3-Line ovpts paying the 10d registered rate, two covers, all tied ‘BAILE…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31717
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Apr 3) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Grenoble, France flight, six covers all franked 3-Line ovpts and each paying the 3d printed matter rate,…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31718
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Apr 7) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, three 1d postal stationery reply cards, all franked 3-Line ovpts and definitives,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31719
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Apr 12) Irish Acceptance: London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, 1d postal stationery reply card, franked 3-Line ovpts and definitives,…
Estimate: 200 – 300 GBP
Lot 31720
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (Apr 30) Irish Acceptance: Dublin, London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, 4 1/2d registered envelope, franked 3-Line ovpts and definitives,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31721
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (May 12) Irish Acceptance: Dublin, London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, 5d registered envelope, franked 3-Line ovpts and definitives,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31722
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (May 24) Irish Acceptance: Dublin, London, Paris to Degersheim, Switzerland flight, 5d registered envelope, franked 3-Line ovpts and definitives,…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31723
Ireland » Airmails
1924 (May 24) Irish Acceptance: Dublin, London, Paris, Marseille to Athens, Greece flight, two covers franked 3-Line ovpts and paying the 6d rate, all…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31724
Ireland » Airmails
1925 (May 26) Irish acceptance for last temporary Cape Town-Durban airmail service, cover from Dublin to Durban with two ovpt 4d (PREVIOUSLY USED), with…
Estimate: 120 – 150 GBP
Lot 31725
Ireland » Airmails
1927-31, Airmail services from India to Ireland, incl. two covers sent 1927 (Mar 10) Basra-Cairo extension (faults), two sent 1927 (Dec) Basrah-London…
Estimate: 150 – 200 GBP
Lot 31726
Ireland » Airmails
1928 (Nov 27) “Miss Africa” flight from Amsterdam to Cairo thence to Nairobi (by Lord Carbery if Castlefreke, Ireland), printed cover from Schipol to Cairo…
Estimate: 300 – 400 GBP
Lot 31727
Ireland » Airmails
1929-33, Irish Acceptances on flight services to Australasia and incoming from Australasia incl. internal Australia flights, collection in an album incl….
Estimate: 700 – 900 GBP
Lot 31728
Ireland » Airmails
1929 (Mar 30) Imperial Airways London-Alexandria-Gaza-Baghdad-Basra-Karachi, collection incl. letter from the Depot of Posts & Telegraphs about the forwarding…
Estimate: 600 – 800 GBP
Lot 31729
Ireland » Airmails
1929 (Aug 26) Irish acceptances for first airmail service in South Africa (Cape Town-Durban), group of four covers incl GB KGV 1/2d K29 control block of…
Estimate: 100 – 150 GBP
Lot 31730
Ireland » Airmails
1930 (Oct 21) Northern Ireland acceptance for early airmail service to South Africa, three covers carried Belfast-Durban, Belfast-East London and Belfast-Bloemfontein,…
Estimate: 80 – 100 GBP
Lot 31731
Ireland » Airmails
1931 (Feb 26) Imperial Airways England-East Africa Service, collection of 15 flight covers as well as documents/newspaper clippings, incl. letter from…
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 GBP